magic realism

a style of painting and literature in which fantastic or imaginary and often unsettling images or events are depicted in a sharply detailed, realistic manner.
Also, magical realism.


magic realist, noun Unabridged
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magic realism or magical realism
a style of painting or writing that depicts images or scenes of surreal fantasy in a representational or realistic way
magical realism or magical realism
magic realist or magical realism
magical realist or magical realism

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Example sentences
Nineteen surreal tales combining elements of fantasy, magic realism, and science fiction.
If this is magic realism, it is also the work of a real magician.
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